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MountainFilm in Mill Valley – 5 Feature Film Microreviews

Last weekend Mill Valley, CA’s wonderful Throckmorton Theatre joint ventured with Telluride’s excellent MountainFilm festival to screen 9 programs of stimulating outdoors films.  This was the 4th annual “MountainFilm in Mill Valley” and the most successful to date, with most programs sold … Continue reading

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East Coast, Oct 2014 (continued) – Princeton, Baltimore, Washington

The main reason we were on the East coast was the 50th reunion of Princeton’s 1964 undefeated football team, on which I played.  So on day 4 we caught a bus at Port Authority that took us right to Princeton’s … Continue reading

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East Coast, Oct 2014 – New York City

Although this blog is intended to be more than a travelogue, some of the more interesting subjects in my life over the last few years (to me at least) and on which my comments may be of some interest or value … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Hillary Clinton

“And I’m trying to be as transparent as I possibly can.” -Hillary Clinton as quoted in the New York Times on 9/8/15 Does anyone actually believe that statement?  Of course not.  It’s a lie on its face.  And we need … Continue reading

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The pals known as The Sharks

In the last post I mentioned the “Sharks,” three energetic senior citizens who reside in California and share a love of the outdoors.   Over five decades they’ve done a lot of mountain climbing together in the U.S. West, Alaska, and overseas. … Continue reading

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Mount Morrison

You may have heard of the passing last month of Dick Bass, who, in 1985, became the first person to summit the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.  That achievement is described in the well received book he … Continue reading

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Serving others

For those readers who may be interested in keeping up with a wonderful dog family member, the blog at has a recent entry on serving others. It begins: “One of my guardians recently visited Ohio for a high school … Continue reading

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